Neatorama Posts Tagged "Papua New Guinea"
The Last Laughing Death...

Fifty years ago, Dr. Michael Alpers went to Papua New Guinea to investigate kuru, a horrible sickness that kil...  ...any distinct species, but by something completely new to the scientific community: prions, indestructab...  ...d there were lots of changes. The introduction of new...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/The-Last-Laughing-Death/
All Work and No Play Make The Baining The Most Boring People on Earth...

Meet the Baining, an indigenous...  ...eet the Baining, an indigenous tribe in Papua New Guinea who has the unusual claim of being the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/all-work-and-no-play-make-the-baining-the-most-boring-people-on-earth/
Caption Contest: Crazy Cute Cuscus...

Photo: Blake Everson/Originpng...  ...broath Hello, Neatoramanauts! Welcome to a new weekly caption contest series with fun...  ...us, a marsupial native to the island of Papua New Guinea . Blake took the photo at a hunting camp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/02/caption-contest-crazy-cute-cuscus/
"In order to cut off my anger, I'm cutting off my finger and giving it to you"...

Well, this certainly puts a diff...  ...ayward Women: Sexuality and Agency in a New Guinea Society, anthropologist Holly Wardlow r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/20/in-order-to-cut-off-my-anger-im-cutting-off-my-finger-and-giving-it-to-you/
Reporter Wins Award for Undergoing Circumcision with Bamboo Twigs in Order to Write a Story...

Simon Eroro, an Australian journalist, really want...  ...alist, really wanted to talk a group of rebels in Papua New Guinea . He crossed many miles of wild, dangerous territo...  ...In his subsequent reporting for the Post-Courier newspaper , Mr Eroro exposed the cross-border movements of F...  ...o exposed the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/08/reporter-wins-award-for-undergoing-circumcision-with-bamboo-twigs-in-order-to-write-a-story/
Map of the World in Which Countries Are Weighted by the Number of Languages They Have Produced...

Swedish linguist Mikael Parkvall created this...  ...o express how many languages they have produced. Papua New Guinea is quite a linguistic superpower. Aaron Hotfelde...  ...rgiving terrain have kept the different tribes of Papua New Guinea relatively isolated, so that the groups' language...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/30/map-of-the-world-in-which-countries-are-weighted-by-the-number-of-languages-they-have-produced/
40 New Species Found in Papua New Guinea

The BBC’s natural history unit sent an expeditio...  ...sent an expedition to Mount Bosavi, a volcano in Papua New Guinea . Scientists on the team identified 40 new species of wildlife which have called the crater...  ...ow up to 32 inches long! They also found colorful new bi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/08/40-new-species-found-in-papua-new-guinea/
Papua New Guinea Village Women Killed All Male Babies to Avoid War

Here's one gruesome way of avoiding a tribal warfa...  ...iding a tribal warfare adopted by two villages in Papua New Guinea : kill every male babies born!By virtually wiping...  ...rs that all the womenfolk have agreed to have all new -born male babies killed,' said Mrs Luke.'The wome...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/papua-new-guinea-village-women-killed-all-male-babies-to-avoid-war/
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